Lhasa Apso the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your girl friend

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | February 13th, 2018


Sometime in 2014, I got a call from a young man desperate to get a Lhasa Apso. He got my number online from our website fairvet.com.  This guy ...

Population of cats and Lassa fever concerns in Nigeria

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 31st, 2018


We were just discussing cats and dogs in the clinic this morning and I asked some of my staff what they feel when they see cats or about cats in gen...

Caucasian vs Rottweiler - which is more aggressive?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 16th, 2018


People looking for a dog to buy for security always have several questions to ask about the breed they are considering buying. I have been under int...

Is your queen cat on heat?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | January 15th, 2018


One lady rushed to the clinic one morning complaining that her cat was becoming restless and acting strangely for 5 days before she came. She said t...

How to teach your dog to answer to his name easily

By Coker Mark, | January 8th, 2018


This article and others to come are going to be on how to train your dog. We all like dogs, sometimes the only problem is not communicating well w...

How to handle a dog with mood swings

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | November 7th, 2017


I have had to deal with a lot of dogs especially the ones with mood swings. When I say mood swing I mean being very unpredictable in terms aggressio...

Thinking like a business man or woman breeding dogs

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 27th, 2017


Dog breeding is one of the most difficult businesses to venture into and yet when handled with business sense it can be very rewarding. Breeding dog...

Are Nigerians kind to stray dogs?

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | October 21st, 2017


I was younger when I use to observe some stray dogs scramble for food at the meat sellers place. The market was very close to the slaughter place so...

Some misconstrued dog perception in Nigeria

By Melvin Jacob Oshomegie , BSc | October 20th, 2017


When it comes to dogs in Nigeria, you will find varying kinds of people those who own dogs, there are those who do not own dogs but are crazy about ...

Please watch that Aggressive Bullmastiff

By Kodichukwu Okonkwo, DVM | August 1st, 2017


When you think about monster dogs your mind should first go to mastiffs which are muscular, massive and ugly looking dogs. Looking like a monster do...